Lot 21

2011   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2011

1950 Dal Porto Roadster

SOLD $88,000

Estimate

$150,000 - $200,000| Without Reserve

Car Highlights

Perfect for Nostalgia Drags and Hot Rod Shows

265 CID Flathead Assembled by Art Chrisman

\Extraordinary 3,000-Hour Restoration

1952 and 2011 Grand National Roadster Show Award Winner

The July 1952 Hop Up Cover Car

Featured in Hot Rod in Period

Clocked at 155 MPH on the Salt and 118 at the Drags

Originally Constructed by Jack Hagemann

An Important 1950s California Lakes Roadster

Technical Specs

265 CID Flathead V-8 Engine

Four Stromberg 81 Carburetors

Estimated 200 BHP

3-Speed Manual Gearbox with Halibrand Quick Change Rear End

2-Wheel Rear-Mounted Ford Drum Brakes

Solid-Axle Front Suspension with Radius Rods, Transverse Leaf Spring and Houdaille Shock Absorbers

Solid-Axle Rear Suspension with Radius Rods, Transverse Leaf Spring and Tubular Shock Absorbers

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